Yonder Star Luxury Charters, Auckland & Bay of Islands

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Auckland’s very own exclusive and gracious resident

Based in Auckland, New Zealand, this 87’ luxurious sailing yacht offers inspiring and memorable short local excursions as a wedding or special occasion venue and half, full day, overnight or week-long charters around the Hauraki Gulf and the Bay of Islands.

The vessel’s plush interior conveys a sense of effortless style and sophistication, with ample room for lounging in your cabin, dining alfresco in the cockpit area, formal dining in the saloon, or simply playing cards in the pilothouse. Fully catered meals on Yonder Star are an event celebrating innovative cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients and complemented with local wines and beverages that showcase regional excellence.

For the discerning traveller and sailing enthusiast alike this elegant and beautifully New Zealand designed and built ketch, offers a refined blend of precision engineering and unsurpassed craftsmanship for those seeking a bespoke experience.

Charter Options

Catering up to a maximum of 26 day guests and 6-8 overnight guests, Yonder Star should be your floating venue of choice for a night of luxury accommodation, a special occasion, or an overnight or week-long charter.

From the moment your enquiry begins, you will enjoy the attention of the Yonder Star team. Our philosophy is to tailor charters to suit your requirements and schedule perfectly. Yonder Star comes with its own captain, chef and crew.

  • Corporate Functions & Special Occasions - Make Yonder Star that exclusive venue of choice for rewarding your staff or holding that special occasion.
  • Half & Full Day Hire - Specific half day (1-4 hour) and full day (4-8 hour) packages can be tailored to suit your requirements.
  • Wedding & Honeymoon Packages - Say ‘I do’ on-board Yonder Star and create an intimate memory with family and friends that you will cherish forever.
  • Overnight & Week-long Charters - Yonder Star’s cabins, each with en-suite bathroom, cater up to 6-8 (overnight) guests.
  • Bed & Breakfast Package - Berthed on her own private pontoon, Yonder Star presents herself as a luxurious floating Bed and Breakfast. Gently lulling you to sleep under the antipodean sky, guests are woken in the morning to the aroma of a delectable breakfast prepared by their very own personal chef.  Choose to dine in the intimacy of the saloon or waken your senses on deck and watch the marina come to life.

Handcrafted Holidays in New Zealand

When you cruise with Yonder Star you will enjoy luxury boating along with the very best land-based activities New Zealand has to offer.

Wine and arts tours, biking and hiking trails, helicopter flights, fly fishing expeditions, golden sand beaches, shopping and much more – it’s all here for you to enjoy.

The friendly team at Yonder Star can help with planning and booking activities before, during and after your cruise. We have extensive local knowledge and only recommend high-end tourism operators and businesses.

Let us know your interests and preferences and we will design an enchanting experience that you will remember forever.

Yonder Star Luxury Charters, Auckland & Bay of Islands Enquiry Form


Te Wero Bridge
Auckland 1010


Freephone: 0800 966 337 (0800 YONDER)


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The Yonder Star Luxury Charters, Auckland & Bay of Islands Enquiry Form